As a part of the music program of the 66th Dubrovnik Summer Festival, a young Russian pianist Alexander Kutuzov will perform works of composers L. van Beethoven, R. Schumann, S. Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky on Thursday, 6th of August starting at 9:30 pm in the Rector's palace atrium.
Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra under the baton of the Italian conductor, maestro Stefan Mazzoleni, together with saxophonist Lovro Merčep will perform on Friday, 31th July at 9:30 pm in the Rector's palace atrium, with music pieces by Alberto Ginastera, Ivan Končić and Igor Stravinsky.
In coproduction of Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Croatian Writers' Society and Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, and as a part of the Festival Features Writers project, "Bitter Moon" will be premiered in the set adaptation by Vlatka Vorkapić, on Tuesday, 28th July. Performance will be set on board ship that will leave the Gruž Port at 9.30 pm. The author himself, Pascal Bruckner will be present at the premiere.
Renowned Munich based Henschel Quartet - violinists Christoph Henschel and Pawel Zuzanski, Monika Henschel on viola and cellist Matthias Beyer-Karlshoj - hosted an unforgettable music evening for the audience of 66th Dubrovnik Summer Festival on July 26th, in the Rector's Palace Atrium.
The Cantus Ensemble, which began to perform at the Zagreb Music Biennale in 2001, gradually became a top quality contemporary music ensemble performing exclusively the finest and most recent international repertoire. That is the reason why the ensemble managed to retain its leading role as the most active participant on the Croatian, regional and international contemporary music scenes. So it is no surprise that they are always offered a warm welcome at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival. This year, Cantus is led by a young conductor Ivan Josip Skender, who graduated at the class of maestro Uroš Lajovic.
Due to artist illness, concert of Lana Kos announced for 1st of August is cancelled. Instead, Domagoj Dorotić, accompanied by Lana Bradić on the piano, will perform in Rectors Palace Atrium at 9:30 pm with programme consisting of Italian canzone and opera arias.
One of the most prominent Slovenian vocal ensembles Slovenian Octet performed at the 66th Dubrovnik Summer Festival on Friday, July 24th, under the candle light in the Rector's Palace Atrium.
Traditional performances of the Linđo Folklore Ensemble at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival will continue this year as well, with the first of the five performances being held on Saturday, 25 July at 9:30 pm on the Revelin Fort Terrace.